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Our IP Guides provide you with comprehensive overviews on specific fields of intellectual property rights (IPR) and IP management, including practical tips and further resources.

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  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to Intellectual Property Management in Horizon Europe

This guide aims to spotlight critical aspects and novelties related to Intellectual Property (IP) management in the context of collaborative research and innovation projects funded under the European Union’s current Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon Europe” (2021-2027).

  • General publications
  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Cybercrimes and Trade Secret Protection

New digital technologies and the Internet, in particular, have become essential tools for companies to develop, communicate and innovate.

  • General publications
  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

10 Steps to Find a Suitable IP Professional

Intellectual property (IP) is a multi-disciplinary area at an intersection between law, science and research, arts and literature, finance, and social sciences.

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  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to IP and Contracts

IP can be transferred or licensed, offered to enter into cooperation agreements or contributed as capital in a joint venture.

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  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to IP Management in International Business

Taking your business international can be quite challenging and may entail a number of risks, especially for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

  • General publications
  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Making the Most of Your H2020 Project

Excellent science needs effective communication and dissemination. Bringing research and its outcomes to the attention of non-scientific audiences, scientific peers, potential business partners or policymakers fosters collaboration and innovation.

  • General publications
  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to IP in Horizon 2020

Horizon.2020 is the current EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation with nearly €80 billion of funding available from 2014-2020.

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  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to IP in Europe

Intellectual property (IP) management is a key element in improving the competitiveness of any company.

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  • European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency

Your Guide to IP Commercialisation

Commercialisation is the process of turning products and services into a commercially viable value.